South America

Recent Activity

EventOct 01, 2019 - 12:00pm to 5:30pm
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2019 Forecast on Latin America and the Caribbean

For over five decades, the “Forecast” conference has brought together the “who’s who” of business in the Americas. Held at the headquarters of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the conference offers valuable insights on regional economic trends from top strategists and access to key public and private sector leaders from throughout the hemisphere.

EventJul 25, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:45am

Business Association Leaders Host USMCA Press Conference

U.S. Chamber CEO Thomas J. Donohue will host a press conference alongside leading industry associations about the urgent need for Congress to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Representatives from diverse sectors of the U.S. economy will provide brief remarks followed by an open Q&A with press. Press are asked to RSVP by emailing press@uschamber.com.

ReportJul 23, 2019 - 11:45am
2019 Rule of Law Dashboard Report Cover

The Global Rule of Law and Business Dashboard 2019

The Rule of Law Dashboard provides users with an easy-to-understand yet statistically credible meta-measure of the rule of law environment as it relates to business.

Above the FoldMay 22, 2019 - 12:45pm
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted H.E. Iván Duque Márquez, President of the Republic of Colombia (right), for a keynote address during his first official visit to Washington, D.C. on February 14, 2019.

U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement: 7 Years of Continued Economic Growth

This month, the U.S. and Colombia mark the seventh anniversary of the bilateral trade promotion agreement.

Above the FoldApr 08, 2019 - 9:00am
Buildings stand in darkness during a power outage in Caracas, Venezuela.

Only Free Enterprise Can Save Venezuela

What happens when a society loses its faith in free enterprise? In a word: Venezuela.

EventMar 18, 2019 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Brazil Day in Washington featuring H.E. Jair Bolsonaro, President of the Federative Republic of Brazil and his Ministerial Delegation

The conference will address the economic reforms underway in Brazil, the business and investment opportunities that exist, and areas for enhanced cooperation on bilateral, regional and global issues.

EventFeb 14, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:30am

Keynote Address featuring H.E. Iván Duque Márquez, President of the Republic of Colombia

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will host H.E. Iván Duque Márquez, President of the Republic of Colombia, for a keynote address during his first official visit to Washington, D.C.

ReportJun 22, 2018 - 1:15pm

Economic Costs of Absenteeism, Presenteeism and Early Retirement Due to Ill Health: A Focus on Brazil

This report provides estimates of the economic cost due to productivity losses arising from absenteeism, presenteeism and early retirement due to ill health. For Brazil these losses equate to a total of 8.7% of GDP as shown in Table ES 1. This puts Brazil towards the upper end of the range for a group of 10 other countries that includes some of its Latin American peers as well as other middle income developing countries from other parts of the world.